Updated (September 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon 1 V1

Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Canon PowerShot G15

98

Nikon 1 V1

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G15.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V1.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G15 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$500

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Supports 24p No 24p support
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$368

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$213 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$333 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS 450D

Canon EOS 450D

Entry-level DSLR

$295 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

discussion

Canon PowerShot G15
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